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OC&C is pleased to congratulate Jonathan Lim, Josh Ryan, Emma Hu and the Inspire Impact team on their recent investment in Mint Innovation. Inspire Impact, part of the Liverpool Group, is a profit for purpose organisation that seeks to invest in businesses and other assets that explicitly and positively impact the society and environment in which we all live. Mint Innovation is a leading cleantech company accelerating circular green metals into local economies, using natural biomass and smart
OC&C support Butternut Box on capital raise
Butternut Box, the fresh pet food company founded in 2016, has raised GBP 280m in a funding round led by General Atlantic and L Catterton. Butternut Box is Europe’s largest fresh dog food brand, feeding dogs in the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Poland. Proceeds will go towards accelerating the organisation's UK leadership position, as well as helping grow its presence throughout Europe and beyond.
OC&C advise Evolution Funding and LDC on its sale to Carlyle
We're delighted to congratulate Evolution Funding, a portfolio company of LDC, on its successful transaction to Carlyle.
OC&C advise Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan on sale of Premier Lotteries Ireland
We're pleased to congratulate Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) on their recent sale of Premier Lotteries Ireland (PLI). We provided commercial and strategy sell-side support during the process, working closely with both OTPP and the Management team. PLI, headquartered in Dublin, is the operator of the Irish National Lottery having been awarded a 20-year licence by the Irish Government in November 2014.
OC&C advise Exponent on Investment in TestingCo
We're pleased to advise Exponent on their recent investment in TestingCo. OC&C provided buy-side support during this process. TestingCo is a leading European independent software testing platform. Based in the Netherlands, the company provides extensive software testing and quality engineering solutions for its long-term, blue-chip clients. Exponent will support the existing management team.
OC&C advise With Intelligence on investment from Motive Partners
We're pleased to advise With Intelligence on receiving a majority investment from Motive Partners. We provided sell-side support during the process. With Intelligence are a leading provider of investment data and intelligence to the global asset management industry. Founded in 1998, and now with a footing in Europe, North America and Asia, the company blend data from a variety of the platform's brands to deliver a range of insights.
OC&C advise PM&Partners on acquisition of a complete wiper systems producer
We're pleased to have advised PM&Partners on their recent acquisition of Italtergi. We provided buy side support during the process. Founded in 1991, Italtergi is a leading European producer, specialising in complete wiper systems for: Agriculture Construction and Handling Equipments, Quadricycles, Marine, Avionics and Special Applications including limited series cars.
OC&C advise Primat on add-on investments in the fasteners’ treatments market
We're pleased to congratulate Primat, owned by PE fund Hat, on their recent investment in Curtis Metal Finishing & Vi.Pi.Effe Pen. We provided support during the buy-side of the process. Curtis, an American group with offices in Sterling Heights (Michigan) and Machesney Park (Illinois), provide specialist engineered protective coating, pre-treatment, heat treatment for metal fasteners, with customers across several sectors, including automotive and construction.
OC&C advises Yo! Sushi and Snowfox during sale process
We're pleased to congratulate Mayfair Equity Partners on the sale of Snowfox Group to Zensho Holdings, one of Japan's biggest food companies. We supported the business as it was evaluating strategic options. The sushi kiosk chain produces sustainably sourced sushi and authentic Asian products, sold under various brands including Yo!, Bento and Snowfox across North America and Europe.
OC&C advise Parfums de Marly on recent acquisition of majority stake by Advent International
We’re pleased to congratulate Parfums de Marly and INITIO Parfums Privés, the French fragrance brands owned by Julien Sprecher, on Advent International’s majority stake. We provided sell-side support during the process. Parfums de Marly, created in 2009 by Sprecher, is a French fragrance brand inspired by the 18th century, combining classic and contemporary.
OC&C advises Nordic Capital on acquisition of circular IT services business
We're pleased to congratulate Nordic Capital on their recent acquisition of a majority share in Foxway, having provided buy side support on the deal. Foxway is a leading European provider of circular IT services, with over 1,000 employees operating across 8 geographies. Foxway are focused on driving sustainability in the IT sector through their circular proposition, which centres around device-as-a-service, and IT asset recovery and remarketing.
OC&C advises NPM Capital on acquiring H&S Manufacturing
We're pleased to congratulate NPM Capital on the addition of H&S Manufacturing to Oxbo Group. Oxbo Group is a producer of agricultural equipment in the area of harvesting, foraging, and controlled application technology. H&S is a producer of agricultural implements for the Hay & Forage market, with a market leading position in the Mid West region in the US.
OC&C advises Vendis Capital on acquisition of Meubelzorg
We're pleased to congratulate Vendis Capital on their recent acquisition of Meubelzorg. We provided buy-side support during the process. Founded in 2017, Meubelzorg produce premium rise & recline chairs for the elderly, designed to support independence and living alone for longer. Based in The Netherlands, Meubelzorg have successfully rolled out in Belgium and will look to continue to grow the business internationally with this investment.